High school education or equivalent required. AAS degree in Medical Assistant/Secretarial Science or experience in business with emphasis on healthcare or related field preferred. Medical terminology required. Demonstrates skills in keyboard, business machines, (fax, copier, etc.) and telephone required. Knowledge and understanding of physician ordering practices as well as transcribing physician orders required. General understanding of patient care flow preferred. Must be able to communicate orally. Ability to accurately type 30-40 words per minute. Demonstrates ability to deal effectively with patients, physicians and their staff, coworkers, staff in other departments in a courteous manner. Demonstrates ability to deal with confidential information with the utmost discretion. Demonstrates empathy to deal professionally with persons under stress. Willingly performs other duties as requested.
Finger Lakes Health - 22 months ago
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